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Oxton and Kelso businesses in running for national awards

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Youngsters enjoying the new soft-play area.

Yo-ho-ho and a whole lot of fun on offer at new soft-play area in Hawick

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Melrose primary school's Glee Choir at the Borders regional final of the Frisson Foundation School's Glee Challenge.

Melrose school one of the magnificent seven

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Jim Spence, formerly of Oxton, but now living in Sydney, Australia, and life-long friend Jim Archibald, of Lauder, finish the second 'Walk with St Cuthbert'.'The event was organised by Channelkirk and Lauder Church.

Jim from Down Under steps up to finish Lauder church fundraiser

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Residents urge Ettrick Valley visitors to clean up their act

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MSP calling for action to tackle bed-blocking in Borders

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Melrose’s principal guest pays tribute to townsfolk

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Charging for spending penny failing to pile up pounds for Borders council

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Nicholas Rogers.

Peebles postwoman’s killer jailed for life and told he won’t be set free for at least 16 years

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Hawick High Street.

Building left damaged by arson attack in Hawick High Stret

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Jedburgh’s one-way system to change again

Transport
Lowood Bridge project team Alistair Forsyth, Greig Gibson, Ian Dickson and Paul Frankland with Leaderdale and Melrose councillors David Parker and Kevin Drum, Galashiels councillor Euan Jardine and executive member for roads and infrastructure Gordon Edgar reopening the Tweed crossing.

Lowood Bridge open again after £640,000 revamp

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Scottish Government transport minister Humza Yousaf with A7 action group members Marjorie McCreadie, left, and MSP Rachael Hamilton.

Minister agrees to fact-finding trip to discuss case for Selkirk bypass

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The project began in March

Blainslie road to close for six weeks due to water mains work

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Jedburgh High Street.

One-way system on way in Jedburgh due to repairs to dangerous building

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Peebles postwoman’s killer jailed for life and told he won’t be set free for at least 16 years

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Hawick High Street.

Building left damaged by arson attack in Hawick High Stret

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Balmoral Avenue in Galashiels.

Two arrested after Galashiels drug raids

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Police Scotland

HMRC fraudsters hit three homes in the Borders

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Tour of Hawick school on offer ahead of closure this summer

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VIDEO: John Swinney at Jedburgh intergenerational school campus site

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Councillor Carol Hamilton supervises as council leader Shona Haslam and deputy first minister John Swinney help pupils Sana Saukawa (Howdenburn), Kira Renilson (Jed Grammar)  Alice Hickson (Howdenburn), Harry Brown (Jed Grammar) and Ella McGovern and Ellie Scott (both Parkside) get the earth moving on the new campus on Monday afternoon.

John Swinney hails Jedburgh’s ‘real prize’ as model for future

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Councillor Clair Ramage outside Hawick High School.

Borders council chiefs defend school library plans

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Kelso High School.

Borders schoolchildren being asked to take over axed library staff’s jobs

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Oxton and Kelso businesses in running for national awards

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From left, Anna Rodwell, Lois Farnigham, Janet Smith, groom David Medcalf, bride Kirsty Medcalf, Jonathan Farningham and parents Marion and David Farningham.

Family transport wedding 350 miles to Kelso for grandmother Janet

Business
The newest one-way layout in Jedburgh.

Jedburgh’s one-way system to change again

Transport
The Royal Bank of Scotland branch in Melrose.

Fate of Melrose bank to be decided in September, RBS bosses reveal

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MSP calling for action to tackle bed-blocking in Borders

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The public toilets in Kelso's Croft Park.

Charging for spending penny failing to pile up pounds for Borders council

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Hawick and Denholm councillor Stuart Marshall.

Councillors call for rethink over grass-cutting cutbacks in Borders

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Tweed Court Kelso

Plans for new homes unveiled

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Burgh Yard in Galashiels.

Travelodge stepping up plans to open its first hotel in Borders

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Business boss hits out at failed attempt to clean up region’s streets

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Ex-Kelso and Border Reivers rugby player Ross Ford.

Rugby star Ross Ford to declare Stow playpark open

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From left, the Duke of Roxburghe at Leaderfoot with paths group members Ian Gibb and David Langworth and Leaderdale and Melrose councillor David Parker.

£17,000 project pointing Borders walkers in right direction

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Hawick and Hermitage councillor Davie Paterson at the old church site.

Opposition voiced to plans for clean-up of old church site in Hawick

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MSP calling for action to tackle bed-blocking in Borders

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The Margaret Kerr Unit at the Borders General Hospital.

Borders General Hospital worker denies stealing money from end-of-life care unit

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The turf-cutting ceremony took place at the site in April. One month later, construction halted as the builder went bust.

Work on cancer centre extension is halted

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The Margaret Kerr Unit in the grounds of the Borders General Hospital.

Melrose hospital worker accused of stealing donation money

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Anthony Lenton, 26, of Galashiels, with Finn Mackin, four, the Stonehaven boy he gave the gift of life to in the form of a bone marrow donation.

Galashiels bone marrow donor Anthony meets boy he gave gift of life to

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